Ashok Selvan to play a 100 Kg chef in his Tollywood debut!
The dashing Ashok Selvan entered movies in 2013, playing one of the leads in Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi's Soodhu Kavvum! In his 7-year career so far, he has picked and chosen his movies carefully and has emerged as a proven performer with his last project being the direct-to-video release Sila Samayangalil, in 2018! After not having any release in 2019, Ashok is all set to return with a bang in 2020 with a huge line-up of movies, including his Malayalam debut Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, which has Mohanlal in the lead. We now have an exciting update on another new project of his!
It has now come to light that Ashok Selvan is all set to make his Tollywood debut too! He has signed up to play the lead in a new movie, to be directed by Ani Sasi, son of the veteran director IV Sasi. This new movie will see Ashok Selvan as a 100-Kg chef, with Nithya Menen playing the female lead. Ritu Varma is said to be playing another female lead in this project, for which the shoot is currently happening in London. Ashok Selvan has reportedly already gained 20 Kgs for his role in this romantic comedy. Sources close to the unit mention that following the current schedule in London, there would be another schedule, set to happen in India.
The cast of this movie also includes veteran Nassar. Ani Sasi and Ashok Selvan have earlier worked together in a short film titled Maya, which has gotten international acclaim. Ani is also the writer of Marakkar and it is during the shoot of this film that the idea to work together with Ashok Selvan seems to have developed. Ashok Selvan has a number of movies lined up for release and in various stages of production, including Oh My Kadavule, Red Rum, Senorita, Nenjamellam Kadhal and Vezham. Stay tuned for further updates...
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